Turner due to his immense size, "My French Connection" is the great new CD from this widely respected and admired exponent of the blues. Joe Turner spent eight happy years as bass player and musical director with BB King before launching his own "Memphis Blues Caravan" in the mid nineties with whom he has toured the World playing nearly all of Europes major festivals…
William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming from France.
New York narcotics detective Popeye Doyle follows the trail of the French connection smuggling ring to France where he teams up with the gendarmes to hunt down the ringleader.
William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming from France. An interesting contrast is established between 'Popeye' Doyle, a short-tempered alcoholic bigot who is nevertheless a hard-working and dedicated police officer, and his nemesis Alain Charnier, a suave and urbane gentleman who is nevertheless a criminal and one of the largest drug suppliers of pure heroin to North America. During the surveillance and eventual bust, Friedkin provides one of the most gripping and memorable car chase sequences ever filmed.
RARE TRAX is a continued series of promotional samplers given away with the german edition of Rolling Stone magazine since the 1990's and has reached volume 80 already. Each version covers a special topic and presents lesser known songs and/or artists.